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Program Management: Financial Perspectives

National Rural Health Resource Center

The March Virtual Knowledge Group (VKG) covered program management through a finance lens and addressed such topics as implementing programs at the hospital level, finances post-public health emergency (PHE), and workforce challenges. 

Topic: Program Management: Financial Perspectives

Core Competency: Improving Financial Stability, Managing the Flex Program

By attending this VKG, participants were able to:

  • Formulate strategies with state Flex Program partners on supporting financial Flex initiatives.
  • Identify and locate important financial resources for state Flex Program partners.
  • Recall best practices for addressing financial questions from critical access hospitals (CAHs).

This webinar recording is available on the Flex Program Forum. Login is required to access.

For more information or questions, please get in touch with Caroline Bell at 

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,100,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.​​


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